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Post Office scandal: Regulator probes over 20 solicitors and firms

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has over 20 live investigations ongoing into solicitors and firms who worked on behalf of the Post Office or Royal Mail Group. In a statement released yesterday, the regulator said it is looking into a number of issues raised in debates about the Horizon scandal. Between 2000 and 2015, Post Office […]

Milbank London

Milbank makes space for an extra 85 City lawyers

As part of a long-term plan for the City, Milbank is taking additional floor space in its office to make room for growth. The firm is adding an extra 15,000 sq ft in its 100 Liverpool Street home. This means that over the course of the next 10 years, the firm will be able to […]

Mitsubishi MUFG

Nine firms win roles on MUFG’s new panel

Japanese-headquartered Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has appointed nine firms to its EMEA legal panel. Magic circle firms A&O Shearman, Linklaters and Clifford Chance have been reappointed to the panel, alongside Herbert Smith Freehills and Baker McKenzie. New firms to make the cut include Addleshaw Goddard, The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, Latham & Watkins […]

Mastercard

One-fifth struck off Merricks/Mastercard class action, says Freshfields

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has handed down a judgment that time bars almost a third of the infringement period in the Merricks/Mastercard class action, as well as a fifth of the total claim, according to the defendant’s lawyers at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Class representative Walter Merricks’ claim had been brought to cover the period between […]

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A&O Shearman banking stalwart set to join Proskauer

A&O Shearman’s private capital sector co-lead — and also the former co-head of the magic circle firm’s banking group — is lining up a move to Proskauer Rose. The Lawyer understands that Philip Bowden is moving over to Proskauer after 25 years at legacy Allen & Overy (A&O). During that time he was promoted to […]

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